Career Conversations
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Career Conversations

When: Every 2nd Tuesday
7:00p - 8:00p
Where: Online
Contact: WSC

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Join us at our next Career Conversations session.

Career Conversations gives WSC members the opportunity to connect with career professionals.  We'll discuss topics such as "What made them decide on IT or Cyber Security?, "What were some of their work/life challenges?" , "What skills and education do they see as essential to success?"

Whether you are an experienced professional or just contemplating a future in Cyber Security, WSC's Career Conversations allows you to have a conversation with women making a difference.  Join us and share in Career Conversations!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Guest: Barbara Shurtleff, VP and Sr. Director for Network and Security Engineering, SAIC

Barbara is responsible for  the corporation’s network strategy, technical design and operations.  Her past experience includes network operations support and engineering design for both  commercial and federal customers such as the US Department of Treasury and the US Patent and Trademark Office.  With her expansive experience she is able to bring a wealth of different network technologies, compliance and regulatory solutions to meet SAIC’s corporate expanding growth requirements.

Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in MIS and MBA from the University of Mary Washington. She holds active certifications in Project Management and Information Security Management from PMI and ISC2.

Barbara is an active member in the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Project Management Institute and ISC’s Security Professionals. She is an active supporter of youth equestrian programs presiding over Northern Virginias’ Dominion Valley Pony Club as District Commission.

Lisa Foreman, Founder and CEO of the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu will moderate discussions.

These sessions will be available online only for now and will be recorded and available online.

You may send your questions ahead of time to, Subject: CC Question. We'll rotate between live attendees and pre-sent questions.